Academy Awards, USA

Oscar [Nominee] (2018)

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role

The Shape of Water (2017)

Oscar [Nominee] (2017)

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role

Hidden Figures (2016)

Oscar [Winner] (2012)

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role

The Help (2011)

Golden Globes, USA

Golden Globe [Nominee] (2018)

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

The Shape of Water (2017)

Golden Globe [Nominee] (2017)

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

Hidden Figures (2016)

Golden Globe [Winner] (2012)

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

The Help (2011)

BAFTA Awards

BAFTA Film Award [Nominee] (2018)

Best Supporting Actress

The Shape of Water (2017)

BAFTA Film Award [Winner] (2012)

Best Supporting Actress

The Help (2011)

AACTA International Awards

AACTA International Award [Nominee] (2014)

Best Supporting Actress

Fruitvale Station (2013)

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

Saturn Award [Nominee] (2018)

Best Supporting Actress

The Shape of Water (2017)

Acapulco Black Film Festival

Hollywood Award [Nominee] (2014)

Best Supporting Actress

Fruitvale Station (2013)

African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA)

AAFCA Award [Winner] (2014)

Best Supporting Actress

Black or White (2014)

AAFCA Award [Winner] (2011)

Best Supporting Actress

The Help (2011)

Alliance of Women Film Journalists

EDA Award [Nominee] (2017)

Best Supporting Actress

Hidden Figures (2016)

EDA Award [Winner] (2012)

Best Supporting Actress
Tied with Janet McTeer for Albert Nobbs (2011).

The Help (2011)

Austin Film Critics Association

Austin Film Critics Award [Nominee] (2017)

Best Supporting Actress

The Shape of Water (2017)

Awards Circuit Community Awards

ACCA [Nominee] (2017)

Best Cast Ensemble

The Shape of Water (2017)

ACCA [Nominee] (2016)

Best Cast Ensemble

Hidden Figures (2016)

ACCA [Nominee] (2011)

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

The Help (2011)

Black Film Critics Circle Awards

BFCC Award [Winner] (2011)

Best Supporting Actress

The Help (2011)

BFCC Award [Winner] (2011)

Best Ensemble

The Help (2011)

Black Reel Awards

Black Reel [Nominee] (2018)

Outstanding Supporting Actress, Motion Picture

The Shape of Water (2017)

Black Reel [Nominee] (2015)

Outstanding Supporting Actress, Motion Picture

Snowpiercer (2013)

Black Reel [Winner] (2014)

Outstanding Supporting Actress, TV Movie or Mini-Series

Call Me Crazy: A Five Film (2013)

Black Reel [Nominee] (2014)

Outstanding Supporting Actress, Motion Picture

Fruitvale Station (2013)

Black Reel [Nominee] (2013)

Best Supporting Actress

Smashed (2012)

Black Reel [Winner] (2012)

Outstanding Supporting Actress

The Help (2011)

Black Reel [Nominee] (2012)

Best Breakthrough Performance

The Help (2011)

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

Critics Choice Award [Nominee] (2018)

Best Supporting Actress

The Shape of Water (2017)

Critics Choice Award [Winner] (2012)

Best Supporting Actress

The Help (2011)

Central Ohio Film Critics Association

COFCA Award [Nominee] (2012)

Best Ensemble

The Help (2011)

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

CFCA Award [Nominee] (2011)

Best Supporting Actress

The Help (2011)

CinemaCon, USA

CinemaCon Award [Winner] (2019)

Spotlight Award

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards

DFWFCA Award [Nominee] (2017)

Best Supporting Actress
5th place

The Shape of Water (2017)

DFWFCA Award [Nominee] (2011)

Best Supporting Actress

The Help (2011)

Denver Film Critics Society

DFCS Award [Nominee] (2017)

Best Supporting Actress

Hidden Figures (2016)

DFCS Award [Nominee] (2014)

Best Supporting Actress

Fruitvale Station (2013)

Elle Women in Hollywood Awards

Woman of the Year [Winner] (2012)


Florida Film Critics Circle Awards

FFCC Award [Nominee] (2016)

Best Supporting Actress

Hidden Figures (2016)

Gold Derby Awards

Gold Derby Award [Nominee] (2018)

Supporting Actress

The Shape of Water (2017)

Gold Derby Award [Nominee] (2018)

Ensemble Cast

The Shape of Water (2017)

Gold Derby Award [Nominee] (2017)

Ensemble Cast

Hidden Figures (2016)

Gold Derby Award [Winner] (2012)

Supporting Actress

The Help (2011)

Gold Derby Award [Winner] (2012)

Ensemble Cast

The Help (2011)

Golden Schmoes Awards

Golden Schmoes [Nominee] (2017)

Best Supporting Actress of the Year

The Shape of Water (2017)

Golden Schmoes [Nominee] (2016)

Best Supporting Actress of the Year

Hidden Figures (2016)

Golden Schmoes [Nominee] (2011)

Best Supporting Actress of the Year

The Help (2011)

Hasty Pudding Theatricals, USA

Woman of the Year [Winner] (2017)


Hawaii Film Critics Society

HFCS Award [Nominee] (2018)

Best Supporting Actress

The Shape of Water (2017)

HFCS Award [Nominee] (2017)

Best Supporting Actress

Hidden Figures (2016)

Hollywood Film Awards

Hollywood Film Award [Winner] (2011)

Ensemble of the Year

The Help (2011)

Houston Film Critics Society Awards

HFCS Award [Nominee] (2018)

Best Supporting Actress

The Shape of Water (2017)

HFCS Award [Nominee] (2017)

Best Supporting Actress

Hidden Figures (2016)

HFCS Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Supporting Actress

Fruitvale Station (2013)

HFCS Award [Nominee] (2011)

Best Supporting Actress

The Help (2011)

Image Awards

Image Award [Winner] (2018)

Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture

Gifted (2017)

Image Award [Nominee] (2017)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture

Hidden Figures (2016)

Image Award [Nominee] (2015)

Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series

Red Band Society (2014)

Image Award [Nominee] (2015)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture

Get on Up (2014)

Image Award [Nominee] (2014)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture

Fruitvale Station (2013)

Image Award [Winner] (2012)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture

The Help (2011)

International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA)

INOCA [Nominee] (2012)

Best Supporting Actress

The Help (2011)

Iowa Film Critics Awards

IFC Award [Nominee] (2012)

Best Supporting Actress

The Help (2011)

Las Vegas Film Critics Society Awards

Sierra Award [Nominee] (2016)

Best Supporting Actress

Hidden Figures (2016)

London Critics Circle Film Awards

ALFS Award [Nominee] (2012)

Supporting Actress of the Year

The Help (2011)

Los Angeles Online Film Critics Society Awards

LAOFCS Award [Nominee] (2017)

Best Supporting Actress

The Shape of Water (2017)

National Board of Review, USA

NBR Award [Winner] (2013)

Best Supporting Actress

Fruitvale Station (2013)

NBR Award [Winner] (2011)

Best Acting by an Ensemble

The Help (2011)

Nevada Film Critics Society

NFCS Award [Winner] (2012)

Best Ensemble Cast

The Help (2011)

North Texas Film Critics Association, US

NTFCA Award [Nominee] (2017)

Best Supporting Actress
3rd place

The Shape of Water (2017)

NTFCA Award [Nominee] (2016)

Best Supporting Actress
4th place

Hidden Figures (2016)

NTFCA Award [Winner] (2012)

Best Supporting Actress

The Help (2011)

Oklahoma Film Critics Circle Awards

OFCC Award [Winner] (2011)

Best Supporting Actress

The Help (2011)

Online Film & Television Association

OFTA Film Award [Nominee] (2018)

Best Supporting Actress

The Shape of Water (2017)

OFTA Film Award [Nominee] (2018)

Best Ensemble

The Shape of Water (2017)

OFTA Film Award [Nominee] (2017)

Best Supporting Actress

Hidden Figures (2016)

OFTA Film Award [Nominee] (2012)

Best Supporting Actress

The Help (2011)

Online Film Critics Society Awards

OFCS Award [Nominee] (2017)

Best Supporting Actress

Hidden Figures (2016)

Palm Springs International Film Festival

Chairman's Vanguard Award [Winner] (2018)


The Shape of Water (2017)

Ensemble Cast Award [Winner] (2017)


Hidden Figures (2016)

Breakthrough Performance Award [Winner] (2012)


The Help (2011)

People's Choice Awards, USA

People's Choice Award [Nominee] (2015)

Favorite Actress in a New TV Series

Phoenix Critics Circle

PCC Award [Nominee] (2017)

Best Supporting Actress

The Shape of Water (2017)

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards

PFCS Award [Nominee] (2017)

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

The Shape of Water (2017)

PFCS Award [Nominee] (2011)

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

The Help (2011)

San Francisco Film Critics Circle

SFFCC Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Supporting Actress

Fruitvale Station (2013)

Satellite Awards

Satellite Award [Nominee] (2016)

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Hidden Figures (2016)

Special Achievement Award [Winner] (2011)

Best Ensemble, Motion Picture

The Help (2011)

Satellite Award [Nominee] (2011)

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

The Help (2011)

Screen Actors Guild Awards

Actor [Winner] (2017)

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Hidden Figures (2016)

Actor [Nominee] (2017)

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role

Hidden Figures (2016)

Actor [Winner] (2012)

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role

The Help (2011)

Actor [Winner] (2012)

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

The Help (2011)

SoHo International Film Festival

Festival Prize [Nominee] (2012)

Best Showcase Short Film

The Unforgiving Minute (2010)

Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards

SEFCA Award [Winner] (2011)

Best Ensemble

The Help (2011)

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US

SLFCA Award [Nominee] (2017)

Best Supporting Actress

The Shape of Water (2017)

SLFCA Award [Nominee] (2011)

Best Supporting Actress

Tied with Shailene Woodley for The Descendants (... More

Tied with Shailene Woodley for The Descendants (2011).


The Help (2011)

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards

WAFCA Award [Nominee] (2013)

Best Supporting Actress

Fruitvale Station (2013)

WAFCA Award [Winner] (2011)

Best Supporting Actress

The Help (2011)

Women Film Critics Circle Awards

WFCC Award [Winner] (2011)

Women's Work/Best Ensemble

The Help (2011)